Pratt

Pratt (HM20UF)

Location: Hemphill, TX 75948 Sabine County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 20.528', W 93° 50.877'

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This marks the site of the former home of Hampton and Mary Pratt, pioneer Sabine County residents, and among the very first founders and settlers of Hemphill; the Pratts came from Alabama and established the first general merchandise business in Hemphill in the late 1850's; Hampton Pratt was among the first members of the local masonic lodge and the Pratt family were early members and supporters of the First Baptist Church; Hampton Pratt joined the Confederate Army in 1861 and served in the First Texas Infantry Regiment. The Pratts reared five children, all born in Hemphill: Dreighton Pratt, Sr., Ella Pratt Youngblood, Emily Pratt Toole, Edward Pratt and Jennie Pratt Brooks.

Erected by Robert Howard of Hemphill, a great grandson of Hampton and Mary Pratt.
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HM NumberHM20UF
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Placed ByRobert Howard
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 419338 N 3467830
Decimal Degrees31.34213333, -93.84795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 20.528', W 93° 50.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 20' 31.68" N, 93° 50' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 277-299 FM 83, Hemphill TX 75948, US
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